(June 1954)

Dell, 1948 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand:
Dell Comic
Editing:
Alice Cobb
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was ongoing

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Tarzan / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Moe Gollub (painting)
Inks:
Moe Gollub (painting)
Colors:
Moe Gollub (painting)

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Tarzan
Synopsis:
Tarzan vs. leopard in tree
Keywords:
leopards

Indexer Notes

Art credits from Richard Richmond, via the GCD Error Tracker (http://errors.comics.org/show_bug.cgi?id=6279); previously (December 17, 2003) Ken Webber has suggested the possibility that the art was by George Wilson.

Tarzan and the Swords of Alur (Table of Contents)

Tarzan / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils:
Jesse Marsh
Inks:
Jesse Marsh
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
546

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Tarzan [John Clayton]; Tee Anna; Gallu; Taden; Kodon; Gallugos (Pal-ul-donian tribe); Ho-dons (Pal-ul-donian tribe); Gorgo (giant Cape buffalo)
Synopsis:
On his departure from the Gallugos, Tarzan is given a Cape buffalo calf. He gives it the growth food and trains it. He decides to visit his friends in A-lur. When he arrives, he finds that King Taden's cousin, Kodon, is in rebellion. Tarzan and his buffalo help put down the rebels.
Keywords:
A-lur [Alur] (Pal-ul-donian city); animal training; Cape buffalo; giants; growth food; Jalur (Pal-ul-donian city); sabre-toothed cats; wolves

Indexer Notes

The city A-Lur is incorrectly lettered as Alur.

Boy and the Chacma Raiders (Table of Contents)

Boy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils:
Jesse Marsh
Inks:
Jesse Marsh
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Boy [Jack Clayton]; Dombie; Wazaris (African tribe)
Synopsis:
Boy and Dombie create home-made bombs to drive away marauding baboons.
Keywords:
chacma baboons; gunpowder

Tarzan and the Lost Safari (Table of Contents)

Tarzan / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils:
Jesse Marsh
Inks:
Jesse Marsh
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Tarzan [John Clayton]; Jad-Bal-Ja; Wakefield; John Reese; Rutger; M'Longo
Synopsis:
Two hunters are sold to slavers bound for Castra Sanguinarius, a city inhabited by the descendants of ancient Romans. Tarzan tracks the slavers and wins the hunters' freedom by promising to return and take their place in the gladiators' pit.
Keywords:
ancient Rome; automobiles; baboons; Castra Sanguinarius (lost city); lion calls; Roman galleys; saddle eland; shiftas (Arab bandits); Wiramwazi Mountains

More New Sights (Table of Contents)

Mabu / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Elizabeth Beecher
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Page 1496 of Catalog of Copyright Entries. Third Series: 1954: July-December BOOKS, PAMPHLETS, SERIALS, CONTRIBUTIONS TO PERIODICALS states, "WESTERN PRINTING AND LITHOGRAPHING COMPANY. More new sights. (In Edgar Rice Burroughs' Tarzan, June 1954, p. [40-41]) Appl. Author: Western Print. & Litho. Co., employer for hire of Elizabeth Beecher. © Western Print. & Litho. Co.; 6May54; B5-28049." ~Dave Porta

["Hear me, O people of the Aba-Zulu! Your young King Dan-El is dead!"] (Table of Contents)

Brothers of the Spear / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils:
Russ Manning
Inks:
Russ Manning
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Dan-El; Natongo; Tavane; Mothibi; Ulgani; Nagopa
Synopsis:
Nagopa attempts yet another coup, but Tavane declares her right to rule Aba Zulu and she is supported by the people. A shipwreck frees Dan-El and Natongo from the slavers.
Reprints:
Keywords:
slaves

Indexer Notes

Page 1495 of Catalog of Copyright Entries. Third Series: 1954: July-December BOOKS, PAMPHLETS, SERIALS, CONTRIBUTIONS TO PERIODICALS states, "WESTERN PRINTING AND LITHOGRAPHING COMPANY. Brothers of the spear. (In Edgar Rice Burroughs' Tarzan) Appl. Author: Western Print. & Litho. Co., employer for hire of Gaylord Du Bois. © Western Print. & Litho. Co. Jun54. © 6May; B5-28048." ~Dave Porta

Episode 33

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Tarzan
  2. 1. Tarzan and the Swords of Alur
    Tarzan
  3. 2. Boy and the Chacma Raiders
    Boy
  4. 3. Tarzan and the Lost Safari
    Tarzan
  5. 4. More New Sights
    Mabu
  6. 5. ["Hear me, O people of the Aba-Zulu! Your young King Dan-El is dead!"]
    Brothers of the Spear
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